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a virus. . >>> the u.s. hopes of winning a third world cup title came to an end. it was a big win for japan, which only four months ago was rocked by a massive earthquake. the game was well watched here in the u.s. especially in baltimore, which had the highest ratings for the women's world cup final in the entire united states. so what does that mean for soccer? women's soccer in particular. we spent the day out in somo. >> the women's u.s. soccer team may have lost, but in a way, you can say that soccer in itself may have won. interest in soccer all over the country blooms when they are in title games like this. >> reporter: soccer is fun. these kids love it. >> i like that the girls are playing. >> what do you like about watching them? >> i like to learn how they do it. >> reporter: baltimore is a football town. out of all the cities in the nation watching the women's final, more people watched in this area than in any other town in the entire nation. some even listened to it on the radio. it says something for an area that when you say football, at least 97% of folks think ra
that the pain they saw was reel. >> it was like a big red spot, almost like a sun burn with little welts starting to come out. >> tonight at 11:00, we'll explain why hundreds of pages of file were held back. we'll tell you why what's in the pages could be crucial. in the meantime, go to the website at abc2news.com. we'll talk about what wasn't in the file. we'll put a sneak peek of what was on the page. if you click on the page, the story itself pops up. we put ten pages online and you can click through with a sneak peek yourself. go to abc2news.com. joce sterman, abc2 news. >>> now, the latest on the death of the construction worker in anne arundel county. he was killed and another was seriously hurt when a wall collapsed at the site of the slots casino. the worker of hanover was on a lift when the wall collapsed and he died at the scene. a second worker was taken to shock trauma with life threatening injuries. >>> yeah, there are significant challenges to rescuers like this. we're talking about heavy equipment and unstable ground services and unstable pieces of buildings. >> this is th
, people are trying to get a good spot for the big show. >> reporter: it's days before the parade starts chairs and blankets are already placed along the sidewalk and grass. >> i would say about two weeks before the 4th of july, people put their chairs our. i don't think it means they're holding the chair, it's just a tradition. we see the chairs and we're excited. >> communities are proud of the attention. it brings attention to the community. we have a great parade and people want a front row spot to the parade in town. >> reporter: people are creative with how they mark their seating. some use yellow caution tape. >> we've used a sofa and toilets. >> reporter: the committee has fundraisers to help pay for the parade and forks -- fireworks. >> it takes us $100,000 to put on the day. we work 12 months to raise money for that. we have a catonsville prom. we have a golf outing and the t- shirts. >> reporter: the parade will include 17 marching bands starts monday at 3:00. along the route in catonsville, fred slate for abc2 news. >>> sunday, the final touches will be put on the fireworks s
. check this out. tomorrow to 94. that will be our coolest day for quite awhile. we'll talk about the big heat surge on the what i coming up. >> abc2 continues to work for you. log on to abc2news.com. you can find our hot weather guide and there's a boat load of information. so check out the three things you need to do to get the most out of your air-conditioning. >>> those living in carroll county, their bills are about to go through the roof. plans to improve an almost century hold water system and paying for it with a new treatment plant will force every customer to pay about $4,000 each year. so when the bills show up, coming up in october, you're going to see about a 400% increase in what you already pay each quarter for your water and sewer out there. >> you're still looking at increases of $50 to $70 a month. it's definitely going to have an impact. i can't see putting that much of a burden on the town. >> i hope the folks recognize the the importance of this facility to the town and that's certainly a concern that some people are priced out of the community. >> so the town is not
to three inches of rain. that's like the inside of two house. that will cause flash flooding. there's a big downpour in glen oaks. highs in the low 90s. this happened near midday. the downpours cooled us off nicely. 75 in easton. the temperatures may warm up a few degree. that's what happened in hagerstown. humidity high, you know, again, pushing 100% in most of the state now. we see improvement on the front. the main line of storms is through now. that's accept for the lower eastern shore. this is the last line and this is the front here. that's across southern pennsylvania and reaching down into western, west virginia. that's the relief that comes in for about two to three days, midweek before the humidity stores again. i have it labeled as cooler, but i don't have one that says dryer. it will be dryer. this is going to get pushed south as the area of low pressure pushes north. it will be a dry heat. you can see the dew points dropping into the north land. that's going to swipe down to maryland. then, it will be a steam bath thursday and friday. we have a few showers and thunderstorms to
, it will be a big boost in momentum for us. >> reporter: the legislation passed the senate and it stalled in the house of delegates. >>> now, the state gnat ma -- the state senate leader majority spoke out against same sex marriage. she says that government says marriage is a man and woman, it should stay that way. gay couples can have civil marriage. many believe this legislation threatens the institution of the traditional family. >>> this police chief the retiring. he was chief of the baltimore county department for several years. o'malley says that the chief will replace him on august 1st. >>> well, he was arrested in south carolina last month after reportedly ripping off seniors in a paving scam. . now, he'll make his way back to maryland for similar charges. >> he was picked up in south carolina back on june 28th. we told you about that then. now, he's facing charges in anne arundel county. the state's attorney's office says he'll be brought back on august 13th. last month, he was wanted for running a paving scam, often targeting seniors. he would reportedly go door to door, offeri
four month old also has her big brother looking out for her, letting mom know if something isn't right. >>> now maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate. >> all right, big storm moving into baltimore here, some hail on the east side. let's get a pan to the left if we can, jim, and i tell you, this is an interesting storm. it started in hartford county. it got into i-95 and then it starts back building into the city and when it hit the heat core that sits over the city, it really blew up impressabley so. it's going to be nasty here next couple of hours. let's get you into maryland's most powerful radar and give you the radar perspective. it comes in from the north and back builds, reaches down through dundock and extending further into the harbor itself in canton, etcetera. it will continue to push south, cross over the key bridge. and you could be in the southern edge of this storm, so it's an unusual pattern, but these summer storms, when they pop up, you could see the original or gin of the storm was up further north, but again
at the beach. they are dealing with a pretty big thunderstorm here. that one will not be effecting us tonight. as we head towards fireworks time it stays steamy. most spots based on the radar trend should stay dry. >>> thousands are packing into the inner harbor for a huge fireworks show tonight. of course security will be a top priority. abc 2 news christian schaffer is live in the thick of it. >> reporter: some 40,000 people expected to watch from the inner harbor tonight. security is going to be a main concern. that is why there will be several hundred city police officers here. some of them are wearing their uniforms. those are only four of them. i have seen at least a few dozen in the hour or so that we have been here. the focus is on safety. hundreds in plain clothes and in uniforms. last night there was a shooting in a parking garage just north of the inner harbor and in a spot where a lot of people are coming downtown to watch the show. the victim was shot in the chest but is expected to survive. police not releasing his name. police have been quick to point out that this was not som
.s. jurisdiction. >> now big name golf companies like cleveland are getting involved. they are teaching custom agents to stop fakes and putting pressure on the chinese government to shut down the counterfeit plans. the vp of global security say they have a big handicap. >> completely stopped counterfeiting. i would say is probably next to impossible. >> so what is the result to golfers who buy the fake stuff? >> could put a divot in safety. the company says other fake equipment could injure people. >> it is inferior materials. >> if a sub par club opportunity take your head off, it will chip at your game. it can also impact the product's performance. not to mention it's going to wac your bank account. fake golf clubs aren't much cheaper than the real thing. michael is riding off his score and warns counterfeit stuff is more prevalent than you think. >> it's difficult to think that you a bright, educated individual who can be taken advantage of. >> experts say to protect yourself from getting stuck with a counterfeit, always buy online from an authorized dealer. watch out for deals that
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showers moved off of calvert cliffs. it's really a lower eastern shore thing. they're getting big storms down here. we have a lot of lightning down here. we're optimistic that this boundary and this storm activity will be closer to us come tomorrow. in the meantime, we're talking about air quality as well. so, again, it's the afternoon period and the hottest conditions, that's where we get the highest ozone levels that trigger the code orange alerts. temperatures are in the low 90s now. that's the cooler spot with the showers. that's north of 95 in the harbor. that's a steam bath in the city. tomorrow, neighborhood by neighborhood, similar tomorrow and a better chance of afternoon storms. canton, 91 and into anne arundel county. you'll hit 92 before the storms change in the afternoon. most of the activity is to the south. you can see the boundary pushing in. you're optimistic we'll get storms tomorrow. take a little bit of rain, that's an inch behind the annual rainfall. the future caster is showing little overnight tonight. there it is tomorrow. we'll get popup showers and storms. then,
thought maybe adding another supplement to my daily vitamin intake wouldn't be a big deal. >> and the study is being conducted in a dozen of states including ours. results will be out in the next couple of years. >>> now, maryland's most powerful doppler radar and the forecast certified most accurate by weather rate. >>> looking at the inner harbor and it is hot down here. in the city today 97-degrees. at the airport, though, 92 was our high and our current temperature. humidity moderately high at 46%. and winds have shifted from southwest to northwest. and that bringing in it's not that it is not humid but slightly drier air. of course, that humidity and heat fueling storms last night. a sky shot sent in from lauren cooper showing the rough storm. most of us got showers and storms last night. that is good because the pattern is dry looking from now right through the end of the weekend. if you didn't get rain last night it is going to be tough to find it the next couple of days. congressional country club would have been a decent day out on the links. just have to keep the
charleston, south carolina or into the south like birmingham, there are big storms in that direction. but most of us will begin to see clearing across the mid atlantic as milder air moves in. we have a canadian high coming down the pike that's going to spell several days of sunshine they had it today in places like pittsburgh and cleveland. there they had had the sunshine and dry air. that moving in for us tonight and will mean much better weather into the day tomorrow. you can see the difference here. this is our sort of overall moisture map, if you will. yeah, we still got high humidity here but we're right on the edge of that very humid airmass. this will shift south tonight. we'll wake up to much drier and more pleasant weather. that's for sure. and chances for rain are going to be pretty minimal next 2 to 3 to 4 days. still a stray shower possible this evening. we dry things overnight. lot of sunshine tomorrow high uv index still will be like me last sunday at the pool kind of think you have a base tan because i didn't. you will need that sun korean stole and again on friday. fi
-- gaps. if the problem is too big for you to deal with, then you may have to crawl in a professional. but be careful that usually means the use of insecticides. so do your research into what kind of pesticides are they going to use for the project. are they going to be safe to have around your family, kids, pets. >> understand that the mosquito problem you are dealing with may not be yours to begin with. >> if your yard is barren of vegetation and your neighbor's is overgrown, kind of looks like a central american jungle, they're the ones that need the service. >> your neighbor's overgrown yard should be the reason you can enjoy the summer in your own backyard. >> blame it on the neighbor. now, listen, if you do want to hire a pest control company, make sure you request the chemical used will be safe around your children, pets and plants. even ask to see the label. make surety technician is certified and find out how often the company will come out to spray. is it a regular or one-time treatment. make sure all the details are clearly stated including company guarantees before you sig
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